Eyelid Lift

The eyes are not only “windows to the soul” but also a telltale sign of aging, mood, and how much sleep we got last night. Under-eye swelling, loose lid skin, and noticeable wrinkling detract from the eyes' natural beauty. And, despite the claims made by manufacturers of creams and serums, these products cannot remedy more significant concerns. These issues can only be corrected surgically by a professional plastic surgeon like our team at The South Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery.


The South Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery is home to some of Fort Lauderdale’s most respected facial and eyelid surgeons. We have helped thousands of patients improve the appearance of the areas surrounding the eyes with Eyelid Lift surgery, leaving them with a wide-eyed, rejuvenated appearance.

Starting at $1,999

  • Remove excess skin and fat from the upper and/or lower lids.
  • Tighten the eyelid skin and muscles.
  • Improve to the appearance of undereye puffiness.
  • Smooth wrinkles around the eyelids.
  • Redistribute displaced fat.

Eyelid Lift surgery starts at $1,999, not including anesthesia and surgeon fees. The cost depends on several factors, including the complexity of the procedure and the number of areas where surgery will be performed. Your eyelid surgery will be tailored to your individual needs and concerns, and the actual cost will be determined during your initial consultation.

The South Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery is committed to helping our patients find the most convenient payment method for their procedure. We work with three third-party financing companies to offer flexible payment plans with instant approval based upon your credit score. And, through our network of experienced physicians and vendors, and our agreements with competitive lenders, we’re confident that we can find a payment option that suits your lifestyle.

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Before & After

Actual Patients Shown Before And After Surgery. Your Results May Vary.


The Process

Consult

During your initial visit, expect to provide your complete medical history, including all your medications, allergies, and previous surgeries. You’ll also undergo an extensive physical exam and blood tests before your surgeon takes photographs to aid in planning and performing your Eyelid Lift. Finally, you’ll receive important instructions to prepare for treatment, as well as a realistic explanation of the results you can expect to achieve.

Procedure

Eyelid Lift surgery is performed by first making an elliptical incision in the upper lid. Excess skin, muscle, and fat bags will be removed and the incision will be closed with stitches. In addition, residual fatty tissue deposits may be removed through liposuction as each Eyelid Lift is unique, depending upon the needs of each patient.

Recovery

After surgery, you will experience some discomfort once your anesthesia wears off. Our goal is to keep you as comfortable as possible. So, your surgeon will provide you with medication to mitigate any pain and soreness. Some swelling and discoloration are expected, but they usually subside in five to ten days. Ice compresses will be applied and should be continued for 24 hours after your procedure.

Post Surgery

You will need a trusted person to take you home after surgery, and you should remain under their care for 24 hours. You should rest and keep visitors and telephone calls to a minimum for the first two days. Stitches will be removed four days after surgery.

Melissa L.

“Dr Lakin is an amazing doctor, and I’m so happy that I chose him to handle my eyelid surgery. Dr Lakin made me feel comfortable in my consultation, the day of the surgery and the consultations after the surgery. I will definitely refer him to anybody. He is just a great doctor!!!”

– Melissa L.

Eyelid Lift surgery is performed by removing excess skin, muscle and fat bags through an incision in the upper lid and closed with stitches.

Your initial visit with your surgeon will help you prepare for your procedure and get an idea of what to expect during recovery. Your surgeon will also perform a complete physical examination, take blood tests, and take photos of your treatment area during the consultation. Feel free to talk to your doctor about the exact look you are hoping to achieve and any questions you have about your procedure.

Operating time to perform both upper and lower eyelids takes approximately one hour. Less time is required if the procedure is performed only on either the lower or upper eyelids.

Our professional M.D. Anesthesiologist always administers general anesthesia for all surgical procedures.

Yes. An Eyelid Lift is done as an outpatient procedure. However, it will be necessary that you have someone to pick you up after surgery, take you home, and stay with you for at least 24 hours.

Most people return to work and can resume regular activities in less than a week.

Patient pictures are showing Before and After results are actual patients – Individual results vary. Client Testimonials are based on personal experience and are the opinion of individual clients. Any claims made on this website are intended to provide information about procedures provided here. Realistic Individual results will be discussed with you based on your information with an initial consult with a doctor or health care professional provided for your free consultation. The information provided is NOT intended as medical advice and is for your general knowledge only.